Winger Ashley Young has signed for Manchester United from Premier League rivals Aston Villa on a 5 year deal

The 25-year-old Ashley Young joins Man Utd from Aston Villa on a five-year deal reported to have cost United about £17m, passed his medical with a league champions on Thursday.

The opportunity to come to play for one of the biggest clubs and the world is one of a i couldn't turn down and the former Watford player told MUTV and it is a chance to hopefully become part of history by helping them to win their 20th title.

Ashley Young's career for a 1985: Born in Stevenage where he plays school football with future F1 world champion Lewis Hamilton,2003: Makes Watford first-team debut and scores against Millwall,2005: Named club's young player of the year,2006: Scores 15 goals as Watford are promoted to the Premier League,2007: Joins Villa for £9.65m and again scores on his debut,2007: Makes England debut against Austria,2010: Misses out on England World Cup squad,2011: Scores first international goal against Denmark,23 Jun 2011: Signs for Manchester United.

Young had been at Villa for more than 4 years after joining from Hornets but only had one year left on his contract and he has becomes the club's second signing of the summer following the arrival of Phil Jones with Watford set to get 15% of any figure above the £9.65m transfer fee Villa paid to take him from Vicarage Road.

The most important news for a Ashley Young won more penalties than any other player in the 2010/11 Premier League season, winning five of Villa's six spot kicks.

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